Day 3 Egypt crowned Boys' U19 African Champions

26 January 2015

Kelibia, Tunisia, January 24, 2015- Egypt added a new crown at the African age group championships after the clinched a thrilling victory over hosts Tunisia 3-2 (25-22, 24-26, 19-25, 25-21, 15-11) in the final of the 2015 Boys' U19 African Nations Championship held at Kelibia, Tunisia on Saturday.

 

 Egypt improved their win- loss ratio in the 3 Nation championship to 2-0 with 5 points to win the competition, while Tunisia dropped to 1-1 with 4 points to finish second. Algeria ended their campaign at the third position with 0-2.  

 

After Egypt won the first set 25-22 with the skillful setting from the competition best setter, Zyad Elsisy who led his team also to advance frequently in the second set before Tunisia won narrowly 26-24 to draw 1-1.

 

 The Tunisian players' motivations increased as they continued using their strong attackers to win the third set 25-19 to lead 2-1. Egypt regained their rhythm through their outside hitter Marwouan Moustafa who was chosen as the best attacker to win the fourth set 25-21 before Egypt reached their utmost in the tiebreak to win 15-11 and the Marathon 3-2.

 

 Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria secured the African tickets to the FIVB Boys' U19 World Championship to be held in Argentina 14 - 23 August 2015.

 

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

21-Jan

EGY-ALG

3-0

25-16

25-15

25-18

 

 

75-49

1:05

100

2

22-Jan

TUN-ALG

3-1

23-25

25-17

25-15

25-14

 

98-71

1:37

200

3

24-Jan

EGY-TUN

3-2

25-22

24-26

19-25

25-21

15-11

108-105

2:09

500

 

Standings

Rk

Code

Team

Points

Matches

Results Details

Sets

Points

Played

Won

Lost

3-0

3-1

3-2

2-3

1-3

0-3

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

EGY

EGYPT

5

2

2

 

1

 

 1

 

 

 

6

2

3.000

183

154

1.188

2

TUN

TUNISIA

4

2

1

1

 

1

 

1

   

5

4

1.250

203

179

1.134

3

ALG

ALGERIA

 

2

 

2

       

1

1

1

6

0.166

120

173

0.693

 

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